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Revision as of 15:57, 30 January 2020

Biblical PN 1. An ancient ISRAELITE king (2 Nephi 5:16 (x3);Jacob 1:15;2:23, 24;3 Nephi 13:29)

Etymology

SOLOMON is the name of a king of ISRAEL mentioned five times in the Book of Mormon but not mentioned as a separate PN or GN in the Book of Mormon.

Hebrew šĕlōmô “His-replacement” (from Hebrew šillēm “make compensastion”),[1] as in the PN Shillem (Genesis 46:24, Numbers 26:49); cf. Late Babylonian ši-il-li-mu “loan; he has paid.”[2] The folk-etymolgy is that Yahweh/Jehovah “will give peace (šālôm) to Israel in his days” (1 Chronicles 22:9).[3]

See SHIBLUM/ SHILUM/ SHILLUM, SHILOM.

Variants

Deseret Alphabet: 𐐝𐐉𐐢𐐄𐐣𐐊𐐤 (sɒloʊmʌn)

Notes


  1. Tomoo Ishida, “Solomon,” in D. Freedman, ed., ABD, VI:105.
  2. Zadok, Pre-Hellenistic Israelite Anthroponomy and Prosopography, §2125, citing JBCA 27, 56, 60.
  3. Ishida, “Solomon,” in D. Freedman, ed., ABD, VI:105.
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